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pinballlooking 04-26-21 02:19 PM

Building a Steel Plate roller
 
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I need a plate roller. Someone sells a set of plans for this one.
They also have a materials list what you need to buy to make it.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/8789266..._id=2403653662

I can cut it out with my CNC plasma table.
I am going to build a trenching bucket for subcompact tractor and it has a curved back. The back of the bucket is 10 gauge the sides and the rest are 3/8 steel.

I could make without a roller but this will make a nicer product and I can use it for other projects. Like fire rings who know what else.

This is a picture of one someone else made from the plans.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1619464722

pinballlooking 05-07-21 11:40 AM

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I should be able to finish up my plate roller this weekend.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620405630

Daox 05-07-21 11:53 AM

Very cool. How thick can you roll?

pinballlooking 05-07-21 12:18 PM

It will roll 9 inches of 1/4 inch and wider for thinner material up to 36".

Later I can make fire pits with it.

pinballlooking 05-07-21 09:08 PM

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I finished my plate roller. I will get to test it tomorrow.
It is very heavy.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620439787

Daox 05-08-21 11:09 AM

How do you drive the rolls?

pinballlooking 05-08-21 02:09 PM

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Here is a better picture. It is manual with a handle.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620500956

pinballlooking 05-09-21 10:34 AM

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I rolled some 10 gauge this morning. It was simple and quick.
This will work great for my trenching bucket.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620574425

pinballlooking 05-09-21 11:58 PM

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I made the roller for this job.
The bucket sides are 3/8” plate and the curved part is 10 gauge.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620622666

pinballlooking 05-11-21 04:07 PM

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Here is what the finial product looks like. It will be sandblasted and powder coated black.
I sent a preview to a tractor dealer today and he ordered one.



https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620767161

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620767161


https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attac...1&d=1620767161


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